|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||ordered to third reading cal.489|
|May 18, 2017||advanced to third reading cal.455|
|May 16, 2017||reported|
|May 09, 2017||reported referred to codes|
|Mar 28, 2017||referred to judiciary|
assembly Bill A6983
Archive: Last Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Luis R. Sepúlveda
Jo Anne Simon
A6983 (ACTIVE) - Details
A6983 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6983 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 28, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. TITONE, STECK, WEINSTEIN, SEPULVEDA -- read once and referred to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to arbi- tration agreements THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 75 of the civil practice law and rules is amended by adding a new section 7500 to read as follows: § 7500. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE: (A) "ARBITRATION" MEANS A FORM OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION THAT IS AN ALTER- NATIVE TO LITIGATION, IN WHICH THE PARTIES AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE DETERMINATION OF A NEUTRAL THIRD PARTY ARBITRATOR. (B) "NEUTRAL THIRD PARTY ARBITRATOR" MEANS AN ARBITRATOR OR PANEL OF ARBITRATORS EACH OF WHOM DOES NOT HAVE AN UNDISCLOSED KNOWN, DIRECT OR MATERIAL INTEREST, INCLUDING A FINANCIAL OR PERSONAL INTEREST IN THE OUTCOME OF THE ARBITRATION PROCEEDING, OR A KNOWN, EXISTING OR PAST RELATIONSHIP WITH ANY OF THE PARTIES TO THE AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE OR THE ARBITRATION PROCEEDING, THEIR COUNSEL OR REPRESENTATIVES, A WITNESS, OR ANOTHER ARBITRATOR. (C) "EMPLOYMENT" MEANS A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AN EMPLOYER AND AN EMPLOYEE AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938 (29 U.S.C. § 203). (D) "CONSUMER" MEANS A NATURAL PERSON RESIDING IN THIS STATE. (E) "CONSUMER GOODS" MEANS GOODS, WARES, PAID MERCHANDISE OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR PAID FOR BY A CONSUMER, THE INTENDED USE OR BENEFIT OF WHICH IS INTENDED FOR THE PERSONAL, FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES OF SUCH CONSUMER. § 2. Section 7501 of the civil practice law and rules, as amended by chapter 532 of the laws of 1963, is amended to read as follows: § 7501. Effect of arbitration agreement. A written agreement to submit any controversy thereafter arising or any existing controversy to EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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